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Global Environments and Political Economy ISS 315
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Outline Environments History of Development Problems Theoretical Discussion Sources What can we do?
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What are Environments? Environments The surface layer and the surrounding atmosphere of the planet earth (biosphere). Ecosystem Interdependence of living organisms and the physical environments. Ecology Study of relationship between living organisms and their environments.
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History of Development Foraging Pastoralism Agriculture Technical Changes Greco-Roman Antiquity The Middle Ages (500 AD - 1450 AD) Renaissance (16th Century) Age of Rationalism (18th Century) Industrialization (19th Century)
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Problems Degradation of Land Desertification and erosion Deforestation Water logging and salinity Pollution Chemical pollution Solid waste Water pollution
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Problems Endangered species leading to
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Unformatted text preview: loss of biodiversity Plant species Animal species Fisheries Problems Air and Atmosphere Increasing levels of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Global Warming Ozone Depletion Acid Rain Theoretical Discussion Competitive Realism Malthusianism Liberalism Cooperative Development Anti-Domination Sources Culture Cornucopian View Over-use of technology The growth of ethics Materialism Individualism Structural Determinants Cost = A+B+C=D Real Cost = A+B+C+ [S+P+I+H] Politics Population Growth Stratification What Can We Do? Structural Changes Economic Changes? Political Changes? Cultural Changes? Changes in Technology? Changes in family size (population control) Appropriate technology Individual level changes Change in lifestyle Collective good as opposed to individualism...
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